Deploying a little-used parliamentary maneuver, House Financial Services Committee Democrats on Tuesday stalled for more than three hours panel debate of the Financial CHOICE Act, Chairman Jeb Hensarling's legislation to overhaul Dodd-Frank.

The move was the opening salvo in the committee consideration of the bill, which promised partisan fireworks.

The delay was sufficiently long that Hensarling announced Tuesday afternoon that votes on any amendments offered would be delayed until Wednesday morning.

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